Your Guide to the Theory and Practice of Online Teaching and Learning

The Theory and Practice of Online Teaching and Learning: A Guide for Academic Professionals is a FreeBook brought to you by Routledge Education and features curated content from some of our leading titles.

In spite of its growing popularity, teaching online remains largely uncharted territory for many educators.

In creating The Theory and Practice of Online Teaching and Learning, we’ve brought together excerpts from some of our top titles, all written by experts in the field. We start with the basics, answering your questions and offering practical tips and advice. From there, we move into questions of theory and teaching online, and take a look at a couple different directions to explore in online teaching as it continues to grow.

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The chapters here are as diverse as the field they cover, and address a range of issues, giving you a peek at some of what’s at stake in online teaching.

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